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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe GranTurismo S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible GranTurismo 13 20 N/A $137,300
2-Door Convertible GranTurismo Sport 13 20 N/A $142,800
2-Door Coupe GranTurismo S 13 21 N/A $123,000
2-Door Coupe GranTurismo MC Stradale 13 21 N/A $139,900
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 4.2L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 5.2L GT 13 19 $183,024 $196,800
2-Door Convertible Automatic quattro Spyder 5.2L 13 19 $159,774 $171,800
2-Door Convertible Manual quattro Spyder 5.2L 12 19 $151,311 $162,700
2-Door Convertible Manual quattro Spyder 4.2L 11 20 $118,761 $127,700
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 5.2L 13 19 $147,033 $158,100
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 4.2L 13 21 $114,669 $123,300
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 4.2L 11 20 $106,206 $114,200
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 5.2L 12 19 $138,570 $149,000
2-Door Convertible Automatic quattro Spyder 4.2L 13 21 $127,224 $136,800
2-Door Convertible Automatic quattro Spyder 5.2L GT 13 19 $195,579 $210,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$106,206
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$123,000
$114,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2050 / month
$1903 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2012 Maserati GranTurismo carves out a grand-touring niche for itself with Italian cachet, an earthy Ferrari rumble, and a serene blend of ride and handling. A marriage of the best of German handling and Italian power, the 2012 Audi R8 is a fantastic all-around supercar.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 11 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 30.1 -
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 37.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 54.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.8 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 35.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.4 75.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.4 64.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 192.2 174.4
Height, Overall (in) 53.3 49.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.6 62.8
Wheelbase (in) 115.8 104.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 31.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.2 3.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x - TBD - 14.4 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x - TBD - 14.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.7 23.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 17.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 38.7
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size P285/30R20 P295/30R19
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P285/30R20 P235/35R19
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4147 3605
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 10.5 19 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 10.5 19 x 11.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 24.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 190
Engine
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 361 @ 4750 316 @ 4500-6000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.7L/286 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 433 @ 7000 430 @ 7900
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 15 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 11
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.92
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 4.37
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.87
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 1.12
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.71
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.70
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.41
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Maserati GranTurismo Audi R8
Body Style Coupe Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double-Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 12.2 13.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1 1
 
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